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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
restaurant workers in 100 cities across the country are planning walkouts, strikes, and protests today. it's part of a push for a higher minimum wage. protesters will be calling for a $15 wage, which is more than double the current federal wage of $7.25. private sector job growth came in higher than expected at 215,000 jobs added in november, but more good economic news today could be bad news for stocks, which are on a four-day slide on fears it of the fed pulling back on its stimulus. and car service app uber is teaming up with home depot to deliver christmas trees on demand all day today in ten major cities. for $135, uber will deliver a tree and a stand right to your door as well as a surprise christmas gift from the company. little holiday spirit goes a long way. richard, back to you. >> definitely does. we can sit in our home and enjoy the holiday. >>> sports headlines are just ahead, including an nba game that went up in smoke. and only the smootest will survive. jimmy kimmel hosts a dance-off with detroit's finest fans. you got to see this. >>> the 113th congress is about to go
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
careful traveling. a little rain too in big cities, but not a lot. >> that weather in los angeles, they're breaking out the parka and the big uggs right now i think. >> they wear the uggs when it's 80. >> this is true, but it's exceptionally cold is what you are making the point. did you watch that game, by the way? >> i did not. >> battle of two teams, lackluster records. in sports we're watching that for you. nfl last night. we've got some records that were set. jaguars win their first home game in more than a year and now hold the longest winning streak in the afc, while houston reaches a team record 11th loss in a row. another dubious record for that team. 177 yards in penalties in that one game. yeah, you can bet this one, the jaguars won it 27-20. >>> sports stars also reacting to the passing of nelson mandela. portugal's soccer star christiano ronaldo thanking mandela for his legacy and example. brazil's pelee tweeted a photo of him kissing mandela's head saying he was one of the most influential people in his life. of course, we'll probably hear from more sports stars from
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
walken in new york city. the actor could not catch a cab, so they gave him a ride downtown, so they stayed with him and kept on chatting. stay with us, we hope this is just your first stop of the day on nbc. >>> leading the news in the miami herlgd, facebook >>> in the miami herald facebook suspect charged with first degree murder. derek medina is accused of fatally shooting his wife and facing a picture of her corpse on facebook. medina told detectives he was acting in self-defense, but the state attorney believes it was premeditated. >>> and in the fort worth star telegram woman killed in johnson county home explosion. authorities in texas believe a propane leak may be to blame for the blast. >>> in iceland armed police shoot and kill a suspect for the first time in that country's history. the suspect was firing a shotgun from inside his home monday. two unarmed police men were shot when they try ed to enter the man's apartment. iceland has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. gun violence is extremely rare. the regular police force doesn't carry firearms and handguns are b
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
free whales. >>> and the famous rockefeller center christmas tree lights up new york city. "early today" starts right now. >>> this is "early today" for thursday, december 5. >>> good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. a brutal weather system is bearing down across the u.s. more than 30 million people are in the path of this arctic invasion, snow, ice and extraordinary drops of temperature are expected and it is not over yet. >> reporter: the big chill is bringing a brutal mix of ice, snow and subzero temperatures to 27 states. in minnesota nearly three feet of snow in two days. >> it is going to be a white christmas. >> reporter: the arctic blast burying cars. by friday it could be 20 degrees below zero. states from california to mississippi to kentucky are bracing for pockets of record cold. >> we haven't seen this in a while this early in the season. >> reporter: temperatures could plummet 40 degrees below normal. in denver it went from nearly 60 degrees to 6 in one day. perfect for the polar bear at the zoo. the deep freeze is crippling california's citrus crop. 80% of the fruit
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
up evidence from sunday's deadly commuter rail crash near new york city. as we hear some of those on board. >> it seems like it was going pretty fast. i looked at my two -- i screamed at my two friends that were going over. i couldn't believe it. i was in shock. >>> new details into the investigation into that fiery car crash that killed "fast & furious" paul walker. >>> plus good news and bad news for retailers. a minnesota man pays the price for making it snow. and is this the future of home delivery? "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for monday, december 2nd. >>> good morning. i'm veronica de la cruz. we're going to begin with that deadly train derailment in new york. this morning, the death toll stands at four with dozens injured some still in critical condition. all of this as investigators try to being together what caused the train to jump the tracks. nbc's jay gray has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, investigators continue to work through the wreckage of a metro north commuter train in the bronx. >> our mission is to understand not jus
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
. that's the white line. 28 in dallas, 20 in oklahoma city, plenty cold in dallas area. portsmouth, arkansas, one of the worst spots for ice and freezing rain. you're under ice storm warnings in those areas, that's in purple. that's where the power outages are most likely to occur. the pink shades are winter storm warnings that now extend all the y nto columbus, ohio. we've had pretty heavy snow overnight. southern illinois a, and southe indiana, probably more than you were expected. winter weather all the way into western new york state. besides the ice, there is a narrow band of pretty heavy snow, as much as 6 to 8 inches. so be very careful driving in the northeast this morning, locally dense fog especially around new york city. that is a look at the national forecast. now here is a look at the weather outside your window. so today with just this wild weather, still extremely cold in the areas dealing with this storm. look at oklahoma city, 22 degrees. very warm in the east, look at florida, 83 degrees. cold air makes its way to the east coast this weekend. this storm is with us
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
, $18 billion in the red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. and the implications of this largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history are far and wide. in his ruling tuesday, federal judge steven rhodes said, quote, this once city cannot pay its debts. it is insolvent." it is not just detroit. chicago's credit rating is downgraded for a $19 billion pension short fall. and it's a problem for other states as well. health care obligations. at 45% illinois is the worst in the nation. analysts say cash-strapped cities and states gave pension benefits instead of pay raises. >> money that you have to pay later seems a lot cheaper than money you have to pay today. >>> president obama is getting back on the offensive, telling americans is working better than ever. the president saying the website is vastly improved and that obama care is here to stay. that reassurance comes as the president is under renewed pressure to hold people accountable for the botched rollout. >> do not let the initial problems with the website discourage you because it is w
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
a snuggle house is a front for prostitution or worse. the assistant city attorney saying, quote, there's no way that sexual assault will not happen. no offense to men, but i don't know any men who want to just snuggle. >>> a waitress has been let go from her job. the story has been questioned. >>> he thought he was buying an x box 1 for $735 but all he got was a low res photoe. a local business donated a game system to him and ebay helped him get a full refund. >>> who is the greatest in all the land in college football? we have that. and the nfl record set this weekend including the epic snow bowl. >>> what was vevo's most watched music video of 2013? to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at what was the most watched video of 2013? was it robin thicke's "blurred lines," mi
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
stafford county schools are closed. also in virginia, manassas city, manassas park, spotsylvania county, culpeper county schools are closed. >>> alexandria schools opening two hours late, so are those in frederick county, maryland. a complete list scrolling at the the bottom of your screen now. you can feigned that list at as well. >>> it could be a long morning if you have to head out today. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein begins our coverage, our time coverage, this half hour, tom. >>> good morning. i'm happy to report that much of the wade spread freezing rain we've had since last evening has broken up a lot. we just have scattered, light freezing rain.
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